MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Kansas City

Athletics 1st
Luke Hudson pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Ball, Kotsay doubled to right.
Nick Swisher:Swisher flied out to center.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Ball, Bradley singled to right, Kotsay scored, Bradley to second on right fielder Brown's fielding error.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Thomas walked.
Eric Chavez:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Chavez struck out looking.
Jay Payton:Strike looking, Payton grounded out to first.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 1st
Joe Blanton pitching:
David DeJesus:Strike looking, Foul, DeJesus hit by pitch.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Grudzielanek flied out to left.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Teahen flied out to left.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Sweeney flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 2nd
Luke Hudson pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Strike looking, Crosby singled to right.
Adam Melhuse:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Melhuse struck out swinging.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Ball, Ellis grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Crosby out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Joe Blanton pitching:
Emil Brown:Ball, Strike looking, Brown flied out to right.
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Shealy flied out to center.
Paul Bako:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bako singled to right.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Berroa singled to left, Bako to second.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Bako to third on Blanton's throwing error, Gathright grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Athletics 3rd
Luke Hudson pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Ball, Foul, Kotsay grounded out to second.
Nick Swisher:Foul, Swisher flied out to center.
Milton Bradley:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Bradley popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Joe Blanton pitching:
David DeJesus:Foul, DeJesus singled to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Grudzielanek popped out to shortstop.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Ball, Teahen struck out looking.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Sweeney doubled to center, DeJesus scored.
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Brown struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Luke Hudson pitching:
Frank Thomas:Thomas singled to left center.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Chavez flied out to left.
Jay Payton:Payton grounded into fielder's choice to third, Thomas out at second.
Bobby Crosby:Pickoff attempt to first, Crosby flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Shealy doubled to right.
Paul Bako:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bako struck out swinging.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Berroa grounded out to catcher, Shealy to third.
Joey Gathright:Gathright grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Luke Hudson pitching:
Adam Melhuse:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Melhuse flied out to left.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ellis grounded out to second.
Mark Kotsay:Strike looking, Foul, Kotsay grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Joe Blanton pitching:
David DeJesus:DeJesus grounded out to second.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Grudzielanek grounded out to third.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Teahen doubled to left.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Sweeney popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Luke Hudson pitching:
Nick Swisher:Ball, Swisher flied out to left.
Milton Bradley:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Bradley singled to right.
Frank Thomas:Strike looking, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt to first, Thomas grounded into double play pitcher to second to first, Bradley out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Joe Blanton pitching:
Emil Brown:Strike looking, Ball, Brown reached on an infield single.
Ryan Shealy:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Shealy singled to left, Brown to second.
Paul Bako:Bunt foul, Ball, Bako sacrificed to third, Brown to third, Shealy to second.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Ball, Berroa hit by pitch.
Joey Gathright:Andres Blanco ran for Angel M. Berroa, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Gathright hit sacrifice fly to left, Brown scored.
David DeJesus:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, DeJesus grounded into fielder's choice to second, Blanco out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 7th
Luke Hudson pitching:
Eric Chavez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Chavez walked.
Jay Payton:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Payton flied out to left.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Crosby flied out to right.
Adam Melhuse:Strike looking, Ball, Melhuse safe at first on 1st baseman Shealy's fielding error, Chavez to second.
Mark Ellis:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ellis lined out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
Royals 7th
Kiko Calero pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Teahen singled to center.
Mike Sweeney:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Sweeney walked, Teahen to second.
Emil Brown:Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Brown struck out swinging, Teahen stole third Sweeney to second.
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Shealy singled to right, Teahen and Sweeney scored.
Paul Bako:Scott Sauerbeck relieved Kiko Calero, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Bako singled to right, Shealy to second.
Andres Blanco:Blanco singled to left, Shealy scored, Bako to third, Blanco to second on left fielder Payton's fielding error.
Joey Gathright:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Gathright reached on an infield single, Bako scored, Blanco to third.
David DeJesus:DeJesus flied out to center.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 1 Error)

Athletics 8th
Jimmy Gobble pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Jimmy Gobble relieved Luke Hudson, Strike (missed bunt), Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Kotsay struck out swinging.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Swisher singled to left.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Bradley flied out to left.
Frank Thomas:Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Thomas popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 8th
Jay Witasick pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Grudzielanek singled to left.
Mark Teahen:Ball, Ball, Ball, Teahen walked, Grudzielanek to second.
Mike Sweeney:Strike looking, Ball, Sweeney flied out to right, Grudzielanek to third.
Emil Brown:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Brown reached on an infield single, Grudzielanek scored, Teahen to second.
Ryan Shealy:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Shealy struck out swinging.
Paul Bako:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Bako struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Eric Chavez:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Chavez lined out to center.
Jay Payton:Payton lined out to pitcher.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Crosby flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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